Watch the replay: Antares rocket launch to ISS set from NASA Wallops on Feb. 20
Northrop Grumman plans a rocket launch from NASA Wallops Flight Facility on Saturday, Feb. 20.
The 15th resupply mission to the International Space Station is scheduled for 12:36 p.m. Live coverage will begin at about noon. [Watch live here: Refresh this page, if you don't see the live video feed below]
Weather continues to be 75% favorable to launch as of Saturday morning, according to NASA Wallops. The temperature is 32 degrees and sunny after a week of mostly rain and clouds, according to the National Weather Service. Wind chill is at 28 degrees. Wind speed is at about 28 mph as of 11:30 a.m.
Loaded with about 8,000 pounds of research, crew supplies and hardware, Cygnus cargo spacecraft will launch on an Antares rocket from Virginia Space’s Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport.
Public viewing will not be offered from the Visitor Center due to COVID-19 restrictions.
The Cygnus spacecraft, dubbed the SS Katherine Johnson, will arrive at the space station Monday, Feb. 22, should Saturday's launch go as planned.
Wallops and Northrop Grumman have secured a contract with NASA to launch Antares through 2023.